Antique Cut Steel Necklace

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Elegant round plaques of cut steel embellish this collar, wearable day or night. Cut steel jewelry is said to have started in Woodstock, England where it evolved from the craft of constructing steel toys. It became popular as an alternative to diamond jewelry. Surely for evening social occasions, by candlelight, it looked like rose diamonds. This lovely, Victorian necklace would have sparkled at many elegant dances and dinner parties. And still will.
Details
Of the Period
Victorian
Place of Origin
England
Date of Manufacture
Circa 1860
Period
Late 19th Century
Condition
Excellent
Diameter
1 1/4" large rosette
Dealer Location
Baltimore, MD
Number of Items
1
Reference Number
JU130515251177
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1stdibs seller since 2011
Located in Baltimore, MD

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